Subject: Re: stat(1) and find(1)
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Christos Zoulas <email@example.com>
Date: 07/22/2003 13:37:01
In article <20030722012022.A14189@noc.untraceable.net>,
Andrew Brown <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>i was thinking of of rearranging stat(1)'s source code a little so
>that other programs could include the formatting code with very little
>one such candidate would be find(1), so that you could do things like:
> find . -type f -stat "%m %N" | sort -n | tail -5
>for example, and find the five newest files under a given directory.
>there would, of course, be a -stat0 operator, and these would satisfy
>the "print something by default" requirement that find asserts.
>it's terribly non-standard, of course, but it might also terribly
>comments? opinions? criticisms? flames?
I like it... What's next -lstat?